Resources at Stanford

Stanford has many resources, many of which maintain their own list of resources, which maintain their own list of resources, which maintain their own list of resources, etc. etc. etc. For a more comprehensive student-generated list, we would like to direct you to the BioAIMS resources page. BioAIMS maintains a carefully curated list of Stanford groups, offices, and programs that are available to support Biosciences students through their graduate experience.

The following groups and offices are those most relevant to Biosciences students.


BioAIMS Resources Page

BioAIMS is a Biosciences graduate student group supporting diversity and inclusion. Their resources list includes:

  • Diversity
  • First Gen & Low-Income
  • LGBTQ+
  • Women
  • Accessibility
  • Partner Organizations
  • Grad Student Life
  • Event, Group, & Program Funding
  • Career Development & Mentorship
  • Sexual Assault & Gender Harrassment
  • Finances
  • Mental Wellness
  • Immigrants & International Students

Office of Graduate Education (OGE)

OGE Resources Page

OGE is the office for the Biosciences graduate program. Beyond administrative duties, OGE runs a variety of programs for student wellness, career and personal development, etc. and supports student groups such as SBSA and BioAIMS.

School of Medicine Diversity

Diversity at Stanford Medicine Resources Page

The School of Medicine (SoM) includes the Biosciences graduate program, the medical school, postdocs, faculty, residents, and staff. The diversity page lists many health or SoM-related programs and can be filtered by constituency.

BioSci Careers

BioSci Careers Counseling Page

BioSci Careers is the center for professional development in the School of Medicine. Their website lists the many programs, events, and services they offer, including individual appointments with career counselors.

Graduate Life Office (GLO)

GLO Resources Page

GLO supports graduate student life across all of Stanford. The deans at GLO provide guidance and can assist with issues such as family support and financial concerns. GLO deans are accessible 24/7 at 650-723-8222 ext. 25085.

Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education (VPGE)

VPGE Website

VPGE supports graduate education across all of Stanford. Their website is full of resources for academic and professional development, including fellowships and funds for diversity-related initiatives.

Mental Health and Well-Being Resources

Student Affairs Resources Page

Stanford Student Affairs maintains a list of well-being-related resources across all of Stanford. This includes services offered at the Vaden Student Health Center, such as Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), which provides counseling, therapy, and medication management, and the Weiland Health Initiative, which supports mental health and well-being for students of all gender and sexual identities.